n.1.(Arch.) A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion.
2.A citadel; a fortress; hence, a defense.
Thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
- Ps. lxi. 3.
3.A headdress of a high or towerlike form, fashionable about the end of the seventeenth century and until 1715; also, any high headdress.
4.High flight; elevation.
Gay Lussac's tower
(Chem.) a large tower or chamber used in the sulphuric acid process, to absorb (by means of concentrated acid) the spent nitrous fumes that they may be returned to the Glover's tower to be reemployed. See Sulphuric acid, under Sulphuric, and Glover's tower, below.
Glover's tower
(Chem.) a large tower or chamber used in the manufacture of sulphuric acid, to condense the crude acid and to deliver concentrated acid charged with nitrous fumes. These fumes, as a catalytic, effect the conversion of sulphurous to sulphuric acid. See Sulphuric acid, under Sulphuric, and Gay Lussac's tower, above.
Round tower
See under Round, a.
Shot tower
See under Shot.
Tower bastion
(Fort.) a bastion of masonry, often with chambers beneath, built at an angle of the interior polygon of some works.
Tower mustard
(Bot.) the cruciferous plant Arabis perfoliata.
Tower of London
a collection of buildings in the eastern part of London, formerly containing a state prison, and now used as an arsenal and repository of various objects of public interest.
v. i.1.To rise and overtop other objects; to be lofty or very high; hence, to soar.
[imp. & p. p. towered ; p. pr. & vb. n. towering.]
My lord protector's hawks do tower so well.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To soar into.
Noun1.tower - a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
2.tower - anything tall and thin approximating the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"
Synonyms: pillar, column
3.tower - a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
Synonyms: towboat, tugboat, tug
Verb1.tower - appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"
Synonyms: hulk, loom, predominate
To see a tower in your dream, signifies high hopes and aspirations. If you are looking down from a tower, then it suggests your perceived superiority over others. Your ego may also be inflated. To see a water tower in your dream, suggests that you are keeping your emotions inside. You may be unable to express your feelings, especially feelings of love. Alternatively, it indicates a false sense of security. To dream that you are climbing a tower, denotes you quest for spirituality and unconscious ideas that may be surfacing.Texas tower, acropolis, antenna tower, architecture, arise, ascend, barbican, bastion, beachhead, beacon, bedrock, belfry, bell tower, belvedere, bench mark, bleachers, blockhouse, blossom, bookmark, brew, bridge, bridgehead, building, bulk, bulk large, bunker, burgeon, buss the clouds, cairn, campanile, castle, catstone, champion, citadel, colossus, column, come up, conning tower, construct, construction, court, cupola, curl upwards, defender, derrick, develop, dome, donjon, dungeon, edifice, erection, establishment, exceed, fabric, fasthold, fastness, fire tower, flourish, fort, fortress, foundation, gallery, garrison, garrison house, gather, gazebo, germinate, go up, grandstand, grow, grow up, hold, house, hypertrophy, increase, keep, landmark, lantern, levitate, lighthouse, lightship, lookout, loom, loom large, loophole, mansion, mark, marker, martello, martello tower, mast, mature, menhir, milepost, milestone, minaret, monument, mote, motte, mount, mushroom, obelisk, observation post, observation tower, observatory, outgrow, outlook, outsoar, outstrip, overdevelop, overgrow, overlook, overtop, packaged house, pagoda, palace, palais, palatial residence, palazzo, patron, patroness, peanut gallery, peel, peel tower, peephole, pharos, pilaster, pile, pillar, pillbox, pinnacle, platform, pole, post, prefab, prefabrication, prison, procreate, protector, protectress, pullulate, pylon, pyramid, rath, rear, rear up, reproduce, ringside, ringside seat, rise, rise above, rise up, rock, safehold, safekeeper, seamark, shaft, shoot up, sighthole, skyscraper, soar, spiral, spire, spring up, sprout, sprout up, stand on tiptoe, stand out, stand up, standpipe, steeple, strong point, stronghold, structure, stupa, superstructure, surge, swarm up, sweep up, television mast, thrive, top gallery, tope, tour, tower above, tower of strength, tower over, transcend, turret, up, upgo, upgrow, upheave, uprise, upshoot, upspear, upspin, upspring, upsprout, upstream, upsurge, upswarm, upwind, vegetate, villa, ward, watchtower, water tower, wax, windmill tower
Translate Tower to Spanish, Translate Tower to German, Translate Tower to French
toward land
toward the sea
towel bar
Towel gourd
towel horse
towel rack
towel rail
towel ring
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Tower bastion
tower block
tower cress
tower mustard
Tower of Babel
Tower of London
tower of strength
Tower Technology Corporation
Towers of Hanoi
towing line
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